What is NDA?

The National Defence Academy commonly known as NDA is conducted twice a year by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment into the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Indian Air Force Academy. Successful candidates are admitted into the respective academies after they are selected by the Services Selection Board (SSB). The N..Read More

NDA Application Details

  • The application form of NDA can be submitted online from UPSC website

  • Candidate should read the instructions carefully before making any entry or selecting options

  • Candidate should supply all the required details while filling up the online form. Mandatory fields are marked with * (asterisk) sign

  • The filling of online application contains two parts

  • In Part I registration, candidate will have to fill basic information. On submission of details, candidate will have to cross check the details and make correction, if any, in the application form

  • Part-II Registration consists of filling up Payment details (except for fee exempted candidates), selection of examination centre, uploading of Photograph and Signature and agreeing to declaration

  • When ‘I agree’ button is pressed, a page with Registration No. will be generated

  • Please note down registration number or take a print out of the page

  • The application is incomplete without payment, selection of centre, uploading of scanned photograph & signature and agreed for declaration

  • Candidates can pay application fee online through SBI net banking or by cash through SBI bank challan or through credit card/debit card

  • On successful completion of your complete application, an auto-generated email will be sent on your registered email-id

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NDA Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit:

  • The upper limit is 19 year 6 months for appearing in NDA

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for NDA

  • Army Wing of National Defence Academy: Passed class 12 under 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University

  • Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy: Passed class 12 under 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University

  • 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy: Passed class 12 under 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University

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NDA Exam Fee

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NDA Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: Offline
Exam Format: Objective
Number of Sections: Three
NDA Exam Section Number of TopicsNumber of QuestionsSection Score
Mathematics
10120300
General Mental Ability- English
451200
General Mental Ability- GK
7101400
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